Monthly Archives: May 2013

Junior Golfers Can Play Three Challenging Courses

Junior Golfers Can Play Three Challenging Courses

This Summer Junior Golfers Can Play Three Challenging Courses Young golfers, ages 8 – 14, can take advantage of a great opportunity to test their skills on three different Southern Maryland courses. The first ever Tri-County Golf Junior Tour will allow budding golf enthusiasts to hit the links in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s...
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Julia Ann “Julie” Jacoby, 79

Julia Ann “Julie” Jacoby, 79

Julia Ann “Julie” Jacoby, 79 of Lusby formerly of Ortonville, MI passed away at her residence on May 25. She was born on Oct. 29, 1933 in Dumont, NJ to the late Frances M. and John F. Kelly. She was the loving wife to William R. Jacoby whom preceded her in death on August...
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Extreme Fun at the Summer Skateboard Camp

Extreme fun is the name of the game at the 360 Action Skateboard Camp! This camp is offered this summer during the week of July 22 – 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Charles County Skate Park. The skate park has ramps and rails that will challenge athletes of all skill...
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Do You Garden? Check This Out!

Do You Garden? Check This Out!

More and more people are growing their own food and managing their own landscape by gardening. Some are doing it for the exercise, some for the freshness factor, some to save money, some for the knowledge of what chemicals they can avoid, some to reduce their carbon footprint and others are doing it just...
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Terrel Michael Sharpe, “Terry”, 66

Terrel Michael Sharpe, “Terry”, 66

Terrel Michael Sharpe, “Terry”, 66, of Chesapeake Beach, Maryland passed away on May 27 in Prince Frederick, Maryland. He was born June 10, 1946 in Cheverly, Maryland to the late Elmer S. and Anna V. Sharpe. Terry worked as an Electrician in the construction field before his retirement, which he was really enjoying. His...
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North Beach Senior Center Now Open After Repairs

The North Beach Senior Center reopened Tuesday, May 28, after being closed May 15 for unforeseen kitchen repairs. Meals and programs have resumed as scheduled. Call the North Beach Senior Center at 410-257-2549 for more information.    
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Agriculture Department Releases Pesticide Use Survey

Survey shows decline in use of fungicides, herbicides and insecticides since 2004 The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA), which is responsible for enforcing the Maryland Pesticide Applicator’s Law, has released the results of a statewide pesticide use survey – the first such report since 2004. The report covers usage in 2011 but was conducted...
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CMH Breast Center welcomes New Navigator

CMH Breast Center welcomes New Navigator

The Center for Breast Care at Calvert Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce that Mary Lingebach has joined its multidisciplinary team as the full time breast care navigator. To ensure a seamless transition, Linda Walton, who has filled that role for the past three years, will continue to be involved in a part time...
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Wednesday’s Pet Ruby was Adopted

Wednesday’s Pet Ruby was Adopted

Wednesday’s Pet for 05/29/13 is Ruby Featured Pet: Ruby Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Dachshund/Puggle Mix Sex: Female Size: Small (13 lbs) Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $285.00 (See Procedures on Rescue’s site) http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/doodledawgs.html Ruby is a 6-month-old mix of probably Dachshund, Beagle and Pug, she has...
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Calvert Pays Tribute to All Fallen Veterans, MIAs & POWs

Calvert Pays Tribute to All Fallen Veterans, MIAs & POWs

Gathering on the Courthouse Veterans Green, a crowd of veterans, family, friends and those wanting to pay respect, listened and watched as the ceremony unfolded. Master of Ceremonies, Jerry Himmelfarb, American Legion Calvert County Commander, opened with a story about a veteran arriving in France long after the war and was asked...
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Ann Rebecca Jones, 78

Ann Rebecca Jones, 78

On May 26, Ann Rebecca Jones, 78 of Avenue, was peacefully called home, after a full life, at Hospice of St.Mary’s, Callaway, Maryland. She departed this life as she lived it, surrounded by the love and support of her family and friends. “Sista”, as she was affectionately known, was born on June 17, 1934,...
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Victoria Catherine Robina Berkshire, 32

Victoria Catherine Robina Berkshire, 32

Victoria Catherine Robina Berkshire, 32, of Fredericksburg, VA, passed away at her residence on May 24. She was born on Oct. 3, 1980 in Leonardtown, daughter of Catherine “Cathie” Roberta (Peaston) Welch of Mechanicsville and Merle Eugene Berkshire of Pipestem Place, WV. Victoria was a Customer Service Representative at Quarrels Petroleum Company. She was respected...
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Janet Marie “Jan” Smith, 54

Janet Marie “Jan” Smith, 54

Janet Marie “Jan” Smith, 54, of Waldorf, formerly of Meadville, PA, passed away at Civista Medical Center in La Plata on May 24. She was born on Nov. 6, 1958 in Greenville, PA, daughter of the late Janet Mae (McCauley) Wells of Warren, PA and the late Louis K. Burch of Steubenville, OH. Jan was...
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Hurricane Preparedness Week Ushers in Hurricane Season

Hurricane Preparedness Week Ushers in Hurricane Season

May 26 – June 1 designated as time to develop a plan and build a kit Over the past two years, our region has seen numerous major hurricanes and tropical storms. In 2011 Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee brought fierce winds, and heavy rains. Last year Hurricane Sandy brought battering storm surge to...
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MDC Seeks Nominations to Fill Vacancies

Maryland Agricultural Commission Seeks Nominations to Fill Vacancies Resumes Due by June 28 The Maryland Agricultural Commission – an advisory body to the Secretary of Agriculture which represents all major commodities in Maryland – is seeking nominations to fill nine positions. As a group, Commission members address legislative and policy issues that affect Maryland...
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Presentation on the Necessity for Tattoo Regulations

Presentation on the Necessity for Tattoo Regulations

Dr. Laurence Polsky, Director of the Calvert County Health Department, appeared before the Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday May 21,2013, to present draft regulations on tattoo artists and body piercing services. Apparently there has never been much on regulations of any one operating a tattoo parlor and the State of Maryland has given...
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Charles County Police Briefs

Charles County Police Briefs

The following is a sample of recent events investigated by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. For information about other events which are not included in this report, visit www.CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address. TWO MEN CHARGED WITH SHOPLIFTING AND POSSESSION OF DRUGS: On May 28 at...
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Lions Award Raymond Stone Memorial Technical Awards

Lions Award Raymond Stone Memorial Technical Awards

Raymond Stone was a St. Mary’s County tradesman and a special Lion who epitomized the values of Lionism – community service, citizenship, and high moral and ethical standards. Ray lived his life exemplifying the Lions motto, “We Serve”. The Leonardtown Lions Club recognizes the value of contributing to the development of young minds. Whenever...
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Natural Resources Careers Camp

The Maryland Association of Forest Conservancy District Boards is holding a career conference for high school students in the Mid-Atlantic area who are interested in a career in Natural Resources. The conference is a weeklong summer program held July 21 – 27, 2013 in Garrett County, Maryland. The Natural Resources Careers Camp is a...
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Mildred Jean Loveless, 83

Mildred Jean Loveless, 83

Mildred Jean Loveless, 83, of Hyattsville passed away May 22 at Doctors Hospital in Lanham after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. She was born Nov. 19, 1929 in Washington, D.C. to Louis A. and Mary Myrtle (Griffith) Schmidt. Jean was raised in Capital Heights, MD and graduated from Maryland Park High School. She married...
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Open Auditions for “Much Ado About Nothing”

Open Auditions for “Much Ado About Nothing”

In partnership with Historic St. Mary’s City, The Newtowne Players announce open auditions for Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing.” Auditions will be held May 29-30 from 6-8 p.m. at the Visitor Center at Historic St. Mary’s City. Callbacks will be held June 1 at 6 p.m. Actors should prepare a one-minute Shakespearean monologue. Memorization...
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MSP Memorial Day Iniatives Yield Results

MSP Memorial Day Iniatives Yield Results

Troopers’ enforcement initiatives throughout the state yield significant results this Memorial Day weekend. The Maryland State Police conducted traffic enforcement initiatives throughout the state during this unofficial start to the summer travel season. During this Memorial Day weekend, all 22 state police installations made their presence known. As troopers made numerous traffic stops focused...
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MCAC Announces Formation of a New Photography Club!

Mattawoman Creek Art Center (MCAC) Announces Formation of a New Photography Club! A photography club is starting up at Mattawoman Creek Art Center (MCAC), and all with an interest in photography are invited to join! The first meeting will be at MCAC on Saturday, June 22, 2013 from 1 – 3 p.m. in the...
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State Police Blotter – Prince Frederick

State Police Blotter – Prince Frederick

Maryland State Police in Prince Frederick are investigating the following incidents: Theft: On 5/21/13 at 8:32 am, Trooper Palumbo responded to the 9100 block of Goose Creek Lane in Dunkirk for a reported theft. A shed on the property was entered and a white and blue Evinrude 5 hp outboard boat motor...
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Tonya Ann Garner, 43

Tonya Ann Garner, 43

Tonya Ann Garner, 43, from Hollywood passed away on May 21 in Phoenix, AZ.  Born on Oct. 29, 1969 in Leonardtown, she was the daughter of James Alvey of Myrtle Beach, SC., and Deborah Johnson of Annapolis. Tonya is survived by her siblings; Shawn Alvey of Portland, OR, and Jade Alvey of Falls Church,...
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